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21 Aug 1873

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Bucks County Gazette, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1873, Bristol, PennsylvaniaDts a fount i thursday August 21, 1873, his Tot Post of fuck. And nil Artu Koif a. 3.45 Ami f. A , a. M., 4.46 and Voitle tick Kim 8.90, a. I 1mb, p. Mar Tal 8.90, a. M., 3.45, p. A a. M., 4.45 Ami 0.45, p. 10.00, ., , p. a. M., . , , Mil in g k at 10.00, a. at k.30, . Tetly Tower Ami , Post trim coh on . H. Clonzo 1m, a. or Rich 45, in. 0.30, Ai m 5 closes 10.00, . Jk9sj3 ii. . Fit it new Bridge aver the canal for foot sengers at the Mill Street crossing is completed. W. Hose the wide awake and Carriage of Lias som forty five carriages of Liis own make since the first of april. The grading of Avenue Between Wood and Madeline streets hog Iwen Ooin to noticed. It will probably iks six weeks before Lite Grade is completed. The View from our Sanctum is in King enlivened by workmen now engaged in creeping a Jna Asard roof pm i lie Bouse of our neighbor Josile Jinnies Fonton. To lie suspension of travel in Jersey by the fros liets of last week the blur Ungto itans Lido. Been compelled to use boats and us trains from Bristol until tues Day of this week. Excursion of the Luline Vitle lodges which was to take place on the 14th itist., was unfortunately prevented by heavy storm. As w ill be seen Liy a Nolier in another column it is until wednesday August 27, when we them a Good time and a Clear Day. Was n coloured in the Grove of William k. Oeon Ness at the pit sent terminus of the. X. E. Railroad it commenced on August 2d and continued until Lite Loti. In the evenings the meeting Well attended. The last Day sunday Trio to was supposed to. Lie Between l too Anil i Jolo people present. A Kwh Gas main. The company have procured the pipe preparatory to laying Mains from the works Down Linden Street Clience to join the principal main it the into Section of Otter with Mill and Bath the rapid growth of the lower auction of our i Itoi iinds this . , a if til of fifteen years a min of Ali nenian Isis Jihan living near Hulme Ville was harnessing a i orc last Friday morn ing when the animal run dragging the boy three Hundred Yards when the horse was stopped by or. Kichard Ili Spouni. The although considerably bruised is now doing Well. _ or regret to have to ivc Oid he death of Horace 1. Wildman Only son of. John k. Will Nian. This is is the third line within a Brief hat or. Wildman Hoen Eal Leil upon to mourn the loss of those dear to him. Here where be is so Well known having been i Resi Dent of Itris of for Many , he has the 1 deepest sym Kathy in his pensive meet. A smash it. South bound freight ruin on monday night met Wilh an Accident near Ivarson a station eight Miles Liri Stol in the lir Alvo of a Coal ear tiling on the i rack which threw uti Siml wrecked nine others. The Early trains i tuesday morning hound North and Sonly delayed an hour or two when Llic track was anti Zelv cleared. Tiik Nesb Aminy Chireh in have had a i Ongie National in which the of us alternately with the be Mia Miny Church of win Minster Miani sly adopted. At the same meeting they made out a Call to be Given to the William k. Jones of Hingston county new Voik with a salary of is year. Or. Have received a Cosimini cation which to should publish if it vats not Pri asking if our columns Aio to be Imit Dittl upon All subjects. The writer especially mentions spiritualism As being treated with und ridicule. In n Lily we would say that it is our purpose to treat All topics with fairness allowing a proper hearing to All and to keep our columns free from any thing that would unnecessarily offend the feelings or views of any. While it i tin province of a newspaper to furnish such matter to its readers in will be of interest to the great est number will yet be pleased to publish an occasional Well written article upon the subject named but do not think it. Of sufficient general interest to warrant us according it too lunch space. We that at the meeting of the Bristol fire company held last tuesday evening the see retail was authorized to borrow upon first mortgage of the. Comic by s real estate for the Purchase of a new line of Hose. It would appear this that the firemen have thoroughly drained their crets to provide suitable apparatus for our Protection and Are forced to sex time measures. Trust that some of our Public spirited will furnish them the necessary of urls at 0 pin1 cent. The members of the company have been Ixia Vily taxed Ami they seem willing to Bear an additional bunion it is More than should be asked of them. In All other cities and towns Wilh which we Are acquainted the necessary apparatus is furnish cd through appropriations by councils. This is the Only equitable plan. It is enough Liat these men Volunteer to take Pronier care of Tui engine and Hose and Pei feet themselves in its successful management at fires. Their task is arduous and often thankless. Cannot our Borough Council take some measures to obviate tie necessity of encumbering the engine it ouse with a mortgage St. Mauk w i Kunou Fri Day morning tie threatening Clouds kindly lifted allowing the excursion arranged by the Rcv. Or. Lynch for his flock to Start under fair skies. Tow special train was Well loaded with nearly three Hundred people on leaving Bristol and shortly after nine o clock reached Morrisville depot whence with the Livingston Cornet band preceding them they marched to Tho scene of the Day s festivities Edge Hill Grove in the Northern part of the Borough. Their original numbers were doubled during tie by some seventy or eighty Carriage loads from the surrounding country while Many joined them from a of the Hiber Nian society of Trenton which was being held in the Morrisville drove in Iho lower part of the town. Tie Day s Cigoi Nants continued without interruption by rain and without disorder or Accident of any kind. An occasional Square dance on tie platform All round dances except an or Horn pipe living Fly Ridden by father Lynch pro menacing conversation and abundant provision for the inner Man constituted the entertainment of this unusually pleas ant occasion. All arrived safely Home at about half past six o clock with clothing scarcely dampened by the Rains go abundant around them which they were fortunate in almost escaping. Father Lynch deserves credit for the Excel Lent character of the picnics which he conducts. Opening of the new Organ. The of St. James episcopal Church have procured a new Organ during the erection of which the sen ices were suspended for three weeks their worthy pastor the Liev. John ii. Druid in. Being then absent enjoying his summer recreation. The instrument is of the celebrated make of ii. Nichols Philadelphia whose improvements enable this Organ containing 4c7 to pro Duce the variety and Power of one of pipes of other builders. The Case is 0 feet 3 indies in Width 15 feet 6 inches in bight and 0 feet a inches in depth constructed entirely of Chesnut Wood. There arc in All sixteen stops As follows of Jojn d ii Iason Melodia violin stopped Diapa son. Stopped Diapason Bass principal flute twelfth fifteenth pedal sub Bass pedal and manual Coupler it Onual Octavo Coupler trem ulant pedal Check and Bellows signal. A Large gallery with ample room for a num Erous choir has also Iwon erected correspond ing perfectly with the gothic style of he Organ. The platform is elevated six feet from the floor with stairways ascending from each of the main Entrance doors the whole surrounded by a massive Balustrade on the Corners of which stand two exquisite candelabra of rustic style containing numerous Gas gets furnishing an abundant Ami Tea pitiful Light. The Wood work All of Ash and of the finest and most substantial character is from the Well known factory of Smith Campion Philadelphia and erected by our townsman Hemy Ruo. We Are in formed that the Cost of the improvements was upwards of two thousand dollars. On Friday evening a select audience Assem pfc a on the invitation of the pc hollers to listen to the now instrument and were All highly delighted. Or. Michael ii. Cross of Philadelphia iwo formed so Cral selections which fairly electrified those assembled by their Richness and grandeur the depth Power and sweetness of the Organ being wonderfully shown by hid masterly Sis ii. Mrs. Darling Ami or. Knorr both of Phila Delphia Sang a Coral solos and Duetts most beautifully Tho former possessing a Clear Rich contralto voice of great flexibility and the latter n Tenor of remarkable sweetness and High . Mrs. Ii. Wevill of our Borough rendered Handel s he shall feed his in which the Rich tones of her Beautiful voice did ample credit to our Home Talent. We append the programme 1. Voluntary 51. N. A toss 2. Kari i my. Yakuno 3. Solo to Cir come Knowlt. 4. from or Gnu i la Iii. Tell hoi Fini mi8. In Akong. B. Irani Orrim the 7. Won we 8. Csima Lynn Oren 9. Solo Cihir "1c with All our Imen Tlell nth ii Solo he Klumill Cecil his flock. Llan 11 Alrh to Camu Matlou Tueipi Frater tie congregation and taif air jul Tor have to fuel proud of to Weir new and its appointments which aside from the musical improvement adds greatly to the Interior Sci Only of their Church und is a credit to stir town. The Long Beano excursion. The Long in much excursion under the auspices of tie knights of pythias and itch men societies so Long he subject of much or Para motion and discussion has become a thing of the past. The banners and posters announcing the evict have imparted to our streets anal most Holiday appearance while i he enthusiastic expectations of the indefatigable managers found expression almost nightly it the Post of Icv and other places of general lend Cavous. An Addi Linnal interest was derived from a rivalry which Between this Enterprise Ami an excursion to new York and up the Hudson gotten tip by our i Hulmeville neighbors which has Boon inst Pound until wednesday 27i.li inst., on account of the storm. A leading Point of Good Humoured dispute was whether n certain Steamer alluded to in the Lizul Evilie programme was or was not a freight boat. This has bran so earnestly discussed by posters etc., Llinat to curl another. A freight boat is i he customary epithet of opprobrium in it Hue Ville and Bristol vernacular. The music of the la Ingston Cornet Dand on a preceding evening reminded no the coming none could remain in ignorance of it had they so chosen. The morning of he kith inst. Dawned through heavy Clouds w Hie tight have dissuaded the faint hearted but no influence on the Large throng pleasure seekers assembled at seven o clock at he Railroad depot. The excursion train arriving the fourteen comfortable cars were Well tilled and by half past seven moved beyond tin envious of the crowd of could t get who gave an occasional Huzzah to keep up an appearance of merriment. The train stopped at Tullytown Penn s Valley Morris Ville and Trenton at each Point receiving additions to their number. After passing Trenton no detentions were in coi Dretel All enjoying a delightful ride the in Meriable chaise Teristi of Jersey being Sotl Letl by the recent ruin. On approaching Long Laranch the Road passes through a Beautiful country especially beyond what was most Welcome to All was the glorious Sun which gradually be Anvil through the Clouds and shone brightly through out the Day. The excursion House was reached soon after ten o clock when the company Oil in High spi rits disposed themselves As Best suited their tastes. The Jurist of string band soon attracted Many to the Large Ball room where dancing continued most of the Day. Many indulged in a Bath and were Well repaid for the annoy acc of a Dis arranged toilet for the surf was High and the fun unbounded. From the spectators on the Beach to Well As from the bather arose one constant peal of laughter which increased to shouts when some of the More corpulent were caught by a Large breaker and rolled Over and Over on the Beach or thrown like marbles against each other. Many visited Ocean Grove and were there greeted by numerous familiar faces while others strolled Down the Beach and the magnificent Avenue As far As president Grant s cottage. Some visited Scab right a newly built resort a Little to the North on the Ocean and a few admirers of the turf visited Monmouth Park the scene of the great races. The managers much regretted that the baud of Camanche indians had us their tents had been blown Down by the recent storm which had also prevented other excursions from coming they were compelled to leave tie Day before. The accommodations at the excursion House were excellent and Tho table especially Satis fac provisions being amply proportioned to the appetite of the is bestow ing High Praise. At half past seven o clock the train started for Home with All safely on Board arid proceeded with slight Doiny until Morris Viii was readied where considerable detention occurred by hav ing to Lay on a siding until Western and Washington through trains had passed so it was a late hour when Bristol was reached. At Morrisville John a Cox aged 15 years from Newportville alighted from the train and while walking up the other track fell ii Ito a cow pit and broke he wrist. Or. Potts quickly set it and the lad Lias since been improving rapidly. With the exception of this Accident there was no drawback to the pleasure of the Day All expressed themselves As delighted with the excursion having had As my Civ enjoyment As could be wished. Charles Myers has his Blacksmith shop in Hartsville nearly finished and when completed will in one of the Best shops in the county. Corrent opulence of tie county Gazette a new Rebbey Fao Tofit. Tor Bali Tollum. Sin. Euith Issue of the Mth inst. Was an agreeable Surprise. We looked for a partial record of our local affairs and an aver age selection of general news and literary mat Ter but you not Only gave All your prospectus promised but your general make tip in Quantity and our metropolitan journals. It is my confident Hope Liat our citizens will enter into the spirit which your paper breathes for on perusing it la hymns All must appreciate that our neighbourhood possesses an activity evincing the ele Yucuis of further pro Gress. We All read in our Public prints of the Enterprise of Chester Trenton Norristown. Easton and other neighbouring cities their respective newspapers describing each improve ment which their exchanges announce quickly to the world thus All Progress is widely advertised to the great Benefit of the place in attracting favourable attention. In this respect an energetic newspaper must surely contribute to the Prosperity of our Borough. We have habitually looked upon our popu lation As Haven t the the remark. I will Grant twit we May not be As wealthy As some localities but if the Money our Cit Ikins have invested elsewhere could be diverted to Bristol we would think differently. It is my object to refer to the question of Cap Hal in another Light. If we have not the wealth among us How can we Ever get it or reason ably expect it if by our discouraging manner we constantly underrate our advantages thus the capital which would seek there is instruction for us in the history of an Industrial establishment within eight Miles of us in new Jersey which until comparatively recently was a deserted manufactory on the Bank of a dreary Mill Pond with about fifteen unoccupied houses exclusive of the Large Brick mansion also vacant. Twenty five years since business disaster overtook the proprietors the place was abandoned and desolation and ruin became the condition of was reputed a Uncil and remained in this state for Many years. An enterprising now England machinist convinced that he should Avail himself of proximity to Coal and Iron visited the Valcy of the Delaware to see what he could by Accident he heard this deserted property alluded to As an instance of the impracticability of successful manufacturing in Central new Jersey. His Quick judgement led him to the place when he immediately negotiated for the property notwithstanding the influence of the neighbors Whoso Possession his efforts have since doubled in Vanluc All of whom kindly told him that the place was haunted and nobody had succeeded there considerately adding that nobody Ever Dol fully informing him that to would find it. Holly and Burlington a poor Mitre cd for his he immediately impressed All As being a hair brained adventurer by informing them that he did t whether he sold a single machine in the great slate of new Jersey or not. In Short if there Ever was a thorough systematic and apparently designed Effort to discourage and de feat a scheme i his hair brained adventurer encountered it. About six ago he perfected his improvements to the manufactory and now employs several Hundred hands bus built a Small town of nearly a Hundred houses which is rapidly increasing and recently the writer saw three machines standing by that Jersey Mill Pond ready for shipment one to Valparaiso 01 ill one to Melbourne Australia one to Hamburg Germany and the proprietor called attention to a machine then being hauled from the Yard to be shipped to Leeds England. These Are facts and now for what should be a lesson for our Community. The proprietor remarked it has been my daily thought that if my new England friends could Only Beni mid to appreciate tie Many advantages of this Sec Tion Bow they would swarm hither canals and railroads in water so plenty Coal so cheap and River navigation so easily accessible but when one does Prospect about lie is viewed with suspicion and unless he Lias grown Insen sible to such reception As i have he is often dissuaded from looking further in this Vicinity by this cause he applied these remarks not to Pennsylvania and new Jersey in general but to this imme Diate neighbourhood where solid citizens of Bucks and Burlington counties with All their proverbial Thrift Are As anxious to increase to Weir accumulations As the most avaricious Yankee yet have so Long discouraged improve ment opposing their own interests and especially those of the Labouring Man. Our own manufacturers who have added so much to he pros Verity of Bristol can toll How they have encountered the same feeling in our Borough. If we must always croak Over our Lack of Capiti to should try to appreciate our natural advantages and not show ingratitude to nature by silence toward her Liberal gifts. To return to first principles from which this letter has wandered so far our Bucks county Gay Kate will necessarily increase the Public spirit among us by removing that Long existing impression that other towns could become flourishing cities but old Bristol must remain a finished town. A glance at our new buildings shows the Progress our manufactories have brought while the columns of your newspaper show the rapidity with which we Are still pro Gressing and by All Biff citizens realizing this and acting accordingly we will prove that we Are alive to our interests. The writer of this article owns no property that can profit him by increased value that prompts this communication but he has seen the material Prosperity of Bristol improve us morally and has always thought that nothing appeals More strongly to the self respect of a Man than the accumulation of property sufficient to insure support in his declining years and education to his children inciting him to emulation of the Best citizens around him. B. Wrotte Ifor the Bucks county Gazette oon6batulatoby. . A subscriber to congratulate you on the cordial greeting which the. Appearance of your paper received by our Community. The writer has Good opportunities of knowing Public sentiment in re Gail to it and he has pleasure in saying he has yet to hear the least dissatisfaction expressed As to its appearance or its avowed principles. We need an Independent journal. There arc party organs enough in our county they undoubtedly have their Mission and we wish them Well but the paper which we most need at the present time and i the present condition of jail tics is just the journal which you Pur Onwu giving us. You May be assured therefore that our intelligent citizens approve of your Enterprise and wish you Success. By a strict adherence to your announcement the Gaz Butk will be an Independent of cliques rings or party by a Liberal yet prudent policy towards All moral and religious questions you May Hope to be a per manent Benefit to our town and secure for your paper All the patronage it. Needs. Bristol aug Utso 1s7x Tiik Lium Board of school directors of Bristol Borough have secured the sen ices of prof. Go Krickbaum of Shen Andali pa., As principal of the High school. This department of the school will be in the room now occupied by the girls grammar school. Miss Tillie. S. Book the present Prin Cipal of the girls grammar school has been elected assistant principal of the High school and miss Lizzie of the Gram mar school in our record of houses ejected last week the dwelling of i. Ii. I. Kurtz was omitted. It is located on Wood Street above Edmund Lawrence builder. The probable value of the House and lot is written for the county Gazette Bristol schools and school Btu hinge. Our common schools appear to be entering port pm pm of improvement. The Board of directors arc stirring Active business men they weigh every question carefully before final decision and appear to give a great Deal of time and attention to tie matter of securing Good teachers and of making the school houses pleasant attractive places for tie children. But Liat strikes the Eye of tie stranger As lie first leaves the cars at the depot a mass or weeds an accumulation of refuse dumped from All paits of the town into Liat moot convenient cavity the school House lot fences in a dilapidated Back part of the lot entirely open apparently inviting the Ash cart to Deposit its contents. 8urely there is something wanting Here. In it the contagion produced by the old Pound near the Yard is it the want of Means the want of time the want of Energy certainly nut Tho latter. There is also a serious drawback to the education of Young children in Tow fact that every child who leaves the primary department in Wood Street is compelled no matter where us residence May be to attend the secondary department at the Otter Street Sci tool. Children from the upper portion of the town must Cross the Railroad four times walk upon the track for some parents Are anxious for their welfare from Tho time they leave in the morning until they return at night. No matter How inclement the weather the Snow May be ankle deep Tow rain May beat full in their Little faces and penetrate their some times scanty garments the gradation of the schools is such that in order to pass from the basement to the second or third stories of the Wood Street school House they must go by the Way of Tho Railroad the canal Bridge and the Turnpike. The danger and inconvenience attendant upon this procedure is so great that Many families in the upper end of the town Are compelled to Send their Little ones to private schools nearer Home often too when the family income is sorely drained by Tho expenditure. The rapid growth of this end demands corresponding school accommodations. There must either be a school House erected to a Fibre tuition for children preparatory to entering the grammar school or there must be such a division of grades in the Wood Street on children will not forced to travel a mile or More past one school House to smother. As the town grows More families will locate. Each of those will probably have n child of such ago As will necessitate the above walk. Shall they be subjected to it the Little Darling upon whom the father and Mother look with such affectionate regard upon whom in after life they Hope to lean and for whose welfare they have so much have the seeds of Eon sumption sown in its system or May be snatched rudely from them by an approaching train a Nui away horse or the Many other dangers encountered Between Dorrance or Washington and Street. Gentlemen of the school Board we find no fault with your Nistra Are endeavouring to do your whole duty in the matters appertaining to your office but seeing you willing to do so much we would Fain ask you to do More. When you have fairly installed your principal and entrusted to him the re grading and re organization of your classes we ask that you Reni fire of you already see the difficulty and Are prepared to apply the he so arrange the second and third gradations that the great bulk of the town living on the River Side of the canal Ami Railroad shall have the privilege of Ducai Ion without the dangers we have mentioned. The people will support you As they will the Burgess and Council in All your in Deavors to promote their Good. They Only ask that when a suggestion which is proper and feasible is thrown out you will give it respect Ful consideration. Sigma. The Bainy weather. Yesterday s Ledger has this to say concern ing Tho recent Rains in this Section of the country Tho rain storm or succession of storms of the last eight Days has been the Heas Iest that has occurred during the last ten years and the record kept at the Pennsylvania Hospital shows that More rain has fallen Dur ing the week than fell during any month since january except the months of june and August 1s07, and july 1s72. The storm commenced during the afternoon of August 12th, and continued into the night of the 14th. During the first 30 hours 7j 7.323 inches fell a greater Quantity than any one rainfall during the last ten years. There were Small rainfalls each successive Day until yesterday inclusive and the whole amount of the rainfall was 01 inches. On the 18th, monday the rainfall amounted to nearly an Inch and Ono third. During the month of August 1872, the total rainfall was inches and during Nineteen Days of the present Mouth a Little Over 10 inches. Tho Only other rainfalls of the. Last ten years comparing with this for volume and persistence were the following in june 1805, full for five successive Days but the whole amount was less than three inches. In july 1805, there was rain for live successive Days total about half an Inch. During the Mouth of june. 1807, the total rainfall was eleven inches and during August of the same year inches. During the latter month rain fell on eighteen Days and the largest fall in any one Day was 6f inches two the enl of an Inch less than during the first thirty six hours of the late storm. But in August. 1807, the longest duration of rain storms was five Days. There was Clear weather then for three Days followed by four Days of rain one of Clear weather and four More of rain. In May 1870, there was rain during six Succes Sive Days but the total fall was less than inches. During this Rainy weather the great Hail storm that destroyed Many thousands of dollars Worth of property occurred. In july 1872, rain to the amount of 4j inches fell Dur ing four successive Days. The total rainfall for August 1807, was 15f inches for july 1872, 11j inches for june inches and for Nineteen Days of the present month n Little Over 10 inches. These Are the months of greatest rainfall since january 1804, the aver age monthly fall not exceeding 5 written for the backs county Gazette water works again. Presume the of Bristol m Al Corrie All Light however dimly that observation or experience May slice on this subject. I am profoundly Sci sed in hydraulics nor Mechanic Art but am anxious that we should reason together and bring whatsoever of knowledge we possess to a common Treasury and do Liat we May for a Supply of pure water that is next to if not equal to that of pure air. During a recent visit to Kahwaty of. J., i was very kindly put into the Possession of a few facts concerning the operation and plan of a very Complete system that City has recently adopted. It resembles the Holly plan with Tho exception if the Omi Joyent. Of a Superior pump to those used by him which is styled the wort i it certainly works with a noiseless smoothness and Beauty and appears very com plete in All its parts. They have two engines acid two boilers Only one set of which is in use at a time. The other is a provision against Accident that there need be no cessation to the Supply of water. These engines Are of seventy House Power each one capable of furnishing one and one half millions of Gallons of water Evere Twenty four hours when this Quantity should by needed. It is estimated that each has sufficient capacity to Supply a population of times the present number. The water is forced into the pipes at a pressure of 90 pounds to the Square Inch from any of the one thirty fire the to which a Hose May be attached instantly i Case of fire a Stream of water think three inches in diameter May be thrown one Hundred feet High without any increase of the Ordinary pres sure. Too High Art estimate can scarcely be placed on to lie presence of such a guardian Angel As this watching the slumbers of an incan Mulc and populous City. Wherever Toifl danger May kindle there is its efficient Juwer to quench the incipient ruin and death. Aside from tie great considerations of health and Domestic convenience it appears to me that in a town like ours that is rapidly growing out of wooden material we owe to our lives and Homes this vigilant subterranean police Force. How securely May the citizens of Kahwaty re tire to their nightly insecurely do we let this water question be our abiding anxiety until we Rise to tie wholesome Resolution and Enterprise of Junior towns that have led tie Way in works meet for repentance and essential to their Prosperity Bristol 8th mo., s. S. More houses heeded. Notwithstanding the Large number of houses built within the last two years and others about being completed there still exists an unsatisfied demand. We know of instances of men with families engaged in business Here who Are be ing compelled to relinquish their business be cause of their inability to procure a Home and others Waco Are subjected to a Large reduction from their wages on account of the amount of time consumed coming in from the country to to Weir daily labor. This Ottato of things should not exist and could not exist in a place of the apparent wealth of Bristol if those having the Means to invest wore sufficiently Public spirited f put it where it would do the both to Vliem solves and the Community of which they form a part. We have been informed that utterly impossible for a Labouring Man to borrow Money on mortgage Security that the favorite investments arc Railroad stocks and Bonds and shares in trading vessels. It is the duty of every contribute All in his jew War to Tho welfare growth and Prosperity of the locality in which he resides. He will find that every club it in that direction re acts to his own advantage several fold. If his Money was loaned upon ample Security to labor ing men to build themselves Homes or if it was employed in the erection of blocks of houses for occupancy by Tho additional population that is and has been asking accommodations within our limits it would not Only Albl a a sure Reg ular and remunerative return upon the invest ment but would by its effect upon the value of property at Large make it ultimately Imu Hin Ore profitable than any class of Security where the funds arc employed away from Home. Let every Man who has a thousand dollars to in Vest erect a House. Let him buy his lumber and material of Bristol dealers and employ Bristol masons carpenters and painters to do the work and tie Money so used instead of being withdrawn from Home circulation will merely pass from capitalist to Mechanic Mechanic to tradesmen and from the tradesman revert to the capitalist to to again employed in the same manner. The evidences of freshly awakened Energy and vigor in the town Are attracting attention everywhere and it needs but a continuance of the same to secure for Bristol a recognized place among the growing towns of the stale. Correspondence of tie Llue Kri county Gazette the new Gazette or. Put Tho children to bed a while ago and i picked up the new paper while she patched Joe s pants i soon found that i Hud a hefty Job of it but she wanted to hear it and so i waded us fir to rough it As i could. Before i had got half through that exquisite stanza by the Sarah she twisted iter head under the Shade to Sec to thread a her eyes Ain t As Sharp As they were Twenty years i do think or. Swain s thoughts arc so beautifully expressed it would not Hurt any of us to think More of the father when admiring his creations i think myself that Sarah is about right in that but i did t say anything for Only the night before she wanted me to go to the next meeting of the Christian association and i knew the Home building association met that night and i was in Hopes she would for get it for i never like to Cross her in anything. So i went on Reading mrs. Pinon s description of that charming Switzerland scenery. When Sarah Laid tie pants on the table i knew some thing coming by the old fashion dimples playing on her Cheeks she said John. I think i la write to him All about the catskills and Watkins Glen and the dozen other places in our own land that people go to and come from without seeing or knowing half their beauties and you am Tell him about that trip to the Dirou Dadeks where you and Tom Wil Liams so much Money that we had to do without a girl All Sarah will never get Over that trip just because i did t take her. We read your first but we did t either of us like the allusion to the one term because we Are fully in Accord with general Grant and heartily approve of his course throughout yet. As Sarah says the lord will raise up another Man just As Good three years from now and maybe we will both have a Chance to vote for him. It always seems to us As if All this talk about one term is just because our Man is in office but of course we Don t pretend to know As much As you do about it and it seems such a Long ways off before next election. I read a Little of Jonas websters piece Sarah said any Man who would belittle him self enough to take a pass Over the Railroad and then pick out the Best scat in the whole train to ride in ought to five dollars to the Man car company. I Don t think myself that he had any right to growl after imposing on one company at being imposed upon by an outlier. The fact is if we were on a Coroner s q nest Over a dead head killed on the rail Road or Steamboat our verdict would be rightly we enjoyed the graphic word by to. E. It was so life like. I was going to Stop then for Joe s pants were mended and the hands of the Kitchen clock stood at nine but i happened to see that Little letter from Oxford and there was so much truth and Good sense in it i remember How Bobby used to fairly de your the Jucks county intelligencer As soon As he got old enough to understand it and How particular we were to Send him All the county news when he was in the i read Liat to Sarah while she while was setting her sponge for morning and then i picked out something Here and there that was first rate and we thought How foolish it was for Young men to puff away so maily five cents pieces in the air when for that amount they could be so amused and instructed As we had been All to rough the evening. Before we went up stairs. Sarah said John you d better Send two dollars and get the editor s and i think 1 will. Died. the 19th inst., Jolt Cooper of Bris Tol Borough in tie 51th year of his age. His and to wis arc respectfully invited to attend his funeral on Friday s2d, at 1 o clock p. M., from the House of Alfred 41 Mulberry Street. Interment at friends burial ground. List of letters remaining in by Vrtol office wednesday morning aug. 20th, Eugenia jobs h. Hates Joseph line tool Walter Cole Man fur Mac Dugan mrs. Mary Duguin or. Fri. Mary Lawn a. G. Lowry or. Coral Ait 1-Ymi, Daniel Mccafferty Denn lip Mccarty Joseph Mccol Daniel Mcfatten Hannah my Hugh mrs. John Mcowen. Mary Mckeone my. Nellings John Kolf William of Tomt William u. Richardson. Thomas Richardson Samuel itch Nordson mrs. Ellen Rafferty Bliss Mary hid path j. G. Rightly Sarah Scott Josh Catherine Elizabeth Vandygrift William Vanwent. Nia miss Fanny Wtown building associations of Bristol. The following statement of Tho Organ tuntion and present condition with list of officers for tie current year May be of interest to our readers. Tiik bbl Tor. Build in association was organized august01 a with to shares of Stock March 8d, 1873, issued a new series of 000 shares. Tho value of Stock at this time series about per share new series officers of the association Are Dent William Hawk Secretary j. V. Tiek Inaita treasurer l. A. Hoguet directors Henry Wright William b. Baker James v. Foster Jonathan Milnor Charles e. Scott Wil Liam Kinsey and John it. Chambers the meetings Aro hold on the first monday of Neh month. July 7th. 13 Loans Wen sold to Alfred f. Young at a Premium of loan. There was no Money in the Treasury to loan at the August meeting. Tlok Home association was organized March loth 1809, with 800 shares of Stock. The present value about Jar share. President l. A. Blog act Secretary Samuss Swain treasurer Charles t. Ire Deli directors David Huston Nathan Tyler Sam Uel Pike Jolt plumbers James v. Foster Henry Wright and Jacob meet Ings on the 3rd monday of each Mouth. On july 21st, Twenty Loans were Soli to the Bristol c5as Light company it a j Rosium of per loan. Their was no Money in he Treasury to loan at the August mooting. The cot Taub iiuilu1xo company was organized january 4, 1871, Wilu is lit Hun dred Sharos. 1 Eliw Sec Swain t. Bredeh. Milnor Joseph b. Bailey Byron c. Foster Henry Wright Clias. W. Peiree Bruden and James v. Foster. Present value of shares about meetings 4th monday of each Mouth. At Tho last meeting july 28th, eight Loans were sold to Margaret Garvey at per loan. One share of Stock was sold at correspondence urn kit Hulmeville. , August 18tj. Mis. Are All delighted Wilh your paper. It greatly exceeded our expectations. Its Largo dimensions Clear Type Good arrangement varied correspondence Lively locals Choice selections and Able original matter reflect great credit the proprietor. Surely the citizens of Bristol and and All who full an interest in the growth and Prosperity of tie place will feel proud of it und give to this grand first class weekly Earnest Hearty support it so richly deserves. Nothing will do More to build up a place and Mould the business its inhabitants than a Well conducted local paper. Then it must to remembered that the outsiders judge of the character of a by the style and character of the press it sustains. We do heartily wish you an abundance of Success. As Bristol has awakened from her Long slum Ber and shows on All sides life activity and Enterprise and As she will new Tettke her True position of dignity and importance with other enterprising towns of our state we a neighbor feel proud of her Success and prospects and it is natural that we should have a do Sirc to get closer to you so that we can Exchange Friendly greetings and enjoy some of your prolix Writy therefore we were glad to notice Ainoi in uie Many in your first number that of a More direct Road to i Hulmeville. To this All of our citizens warmly responded that Friend Speaks my this Enterprise often talked of Lias been too Long neglected. Why the people should have so Long continued to Imel Over five Miles the distance by the present roads Between Bristol and when by a More direct route the distance can be accomplished in a Little More than Obrec Miles Lias Long been a mystery. But my find the people Are getting awake to this matter and the Road will be asked for and pushed through to a successful Issue by the energetic i Taxons of both places As Well As those along the proposed Road which will run near enough to new Portville to form a a Street for that prosperous and growing Village. This will give them building lots a tiling they greatly need for the Devido Puent of the As Well As a direct Road to Bristol. The advantage of the Road to Llu Mcville Ami the country and Village lying North of it cannot boo or estimated. The Road should be fifty feet wide this would give room for planting Trees and making a Good sidewalk. There arc Many people whose necessities compel them to walk and in the construction of roads through thickly settled countries the necessities of this class of people have been too much overlooked. The poor Man who cannot Alibi a to keep a Carriage to ride in is just As much entitled to a Good Road to walk on As he who can afford to ride. Then tie Road should in made Good Well rounded with grave not and ornamental Trees planted by its Side. This would make an inviting drive for your people and add to he attraction of our town while the business peo ple going to and from Bristol to cars or boats would be facilitated by its directness. In new England the larger towns have made this a Mauor of great importance. They All have Good direct roads leading to the surrounding villages and they Are made Well kept in Good repair and ornamented with Trees they become favorite drives and walks soon the land on both sides is found Dosiia blk for building lots end the consequence is that in course of time the Road becomes a continuous Village. Thus the smaller villages Are United Villi the larger we stare cities. Who knows what is in store for Bristol now that your town and tie neighbourhood seem to be throwing off to Weir former lethargy and and have awakened to a spirit of let All progressive enterprises be pushed with an Energy and determination that must insure Success. Bucks county Gazette . This place Lias been rightly styled the Switzerland of it is situated Oil the Lehigh River and is connected with Phila Delphia by tie North Pennsylvania Valley and Lehigh Susquehanna railroads the last two roads connecting with the North Pennsylvania at Bethlehem the Lehigh Valley wit i its double track continuing along the River while the Lehigh and which is a single track crosses the River at Bftts place and with the anal occupies the opposite Bank of the la Rigli. The distance from Philadelphia is eighty nine Miles and the Lime taken to reach it is three and one fourth hours. Mauch chunk lies in a Narow Gorge and on All sides lofty mountains Tower above it and a More picturesque place is not easily imagined. Having arrived at the place of destination the Fli St thing is to take the coach for the famous switch Back Railroad taking our seat in the comfortable Little car we proceed by Gravity to tie foot of it. Pisgah plane which is tit o thou Sand three Hundred and Twenty two feet in length with an Elevation of six Hundred and sixty four feet being a Rise of about one foot in three. On these planes Art Laid two tracks there being two cars used it drawing us up these Are safety cars and Are connected by a Stee Belt seven and one half inches in Width which winds around a wheel at the top of the plane Twenty eight feet in diameter making thirty revolutions to bring the car to tie top of the plane and when this car is at the top the other car has arrived at the Bottom ready to bring up another Load the Large wheels Are moved by two engines each of one Hundred awl Twenty horse Power. While looking around the engine room the Engineer informed me that be had picked berries of the spot where the building stands and the Belt by which we a fire drawn up had Feea in use since the Road was first built about Twenty nine years ago and lie had held the in Wlton of Engineer All that time. It would be Well to mention for the Benefit of Toto so Flint Foci a timidity in going tip Tho planes Liat then is not be least Causa for fear As to b Salty ear is attached an Iron which extends from the Side of tie car Over a Ratchet Rill Between the two tracks and should the baud break Ulm Wisl backward Utor Ion would Jituso the to drop in tins safety rail and the car would be held stationary. We again take the car and on a Down Grade to soon Roach the Pavillion now making use of tie locomotion of lorded by we soon reach the top of or. Pm Stih on which has Boon built an Observatory after reaching this what a scene rises before us none can help but Tiu. How insignificant arc Tho works of mania com Parison with those of our creator on every Side is scenery so Beautiful that 1 will not at tempt to disc Rulx it but let ouch one go that their eyes on some of nature s most sub Iuie works. Tho top of it. Pisgah is come Posod of huge rocks piled one upon another As if by some convulsion of nature they bad been in that Way placed but i must leave this romantic and be less explicit with the remainder of we Rel is to be soon. Again a King the car we Are carried to the foot of Jit. Jefferson piano which is two thousand Anil seventy feet in the Elevation being four Hundred and sixty two feet and is tha highest Point on thu Road Ning one thousand six bund red and thirty five foot above tide water. Another Short ride and to find ourselves at Summit Hill the chief mining town of the Lohigh Coal District. It is built voc the Coal mines and Lias a population of two thousand people. To see n building called the town Hall which the con Ductor informs us looks like a French Gastilo it blocs i am not Able to judge having never been in having baited Here a half hour we now Start on our return to Mauch chunk which is nine Miles Distant with a Grade of ninety six foot to the mile we soon find ourselves at the foot of it. Piss ii piano the Planco of Starling. Tho next place of int Cost is Onoko Ilen which is read Bod by the Lehigh Valley Railroad bore we can see some very respectable waterfalls the big bust being seventy live fool. This is a most Beautiful place and 1 would Aphis a All who go to Mauch chunk not to omit seeing the Glen returning from the Glen to go to i Osi act Lork which is a let go of rocks South of Tho mansion House hero can be Scon Tho Lobig Valley Rai Hoath following the serpentine Cir us of the River. Mauch hunk bus a population of eight thousand persons and on every Side you can see the usual american grit in overcoming obstacles Here we see houses built on the Sale of the Mountain perhaps one a Hundred feet. Above the other owing to the Small amount of land there Are but few Fine houses. Asa Packer and Hon. Jolt Leisenring and a Fow others have overcome he obstacles by grading away the Side of the Mountain and have erected palatial residences. There Are live churches in the town. St. Mark s protestant episcopal on state Street is a very Lino Struc tul of und is stir mounted by a Tupot one Hundred and thirty five feet High them Are also a handsome presbyterian of which or. Beldenville was for Merly pastor a Gorman Llo Fomie and a to inn Catholic Church. This town can boast of seven hotels of which he mansion House Anil Amer ican arc the principal ones. It has also a Lino jail which has been occupied nearly three to visited Tho jail Ami found that the sheriff was a Bucks county Man the Cost of the excavations Tor uie foundation Walls was about find the entire Cost of the jail Between and the number of prisoners is serving out their sentences and one awaiting rial. They have Throe prisoners at the Eastern Penitentiary and these six constitute the number of prisoners in Carbon county. Can Bucks county say his in regard to the number of its j. B. C. Bristol forty years ago. The Newtown enter Price of last Wook has a contribution from the pen of w. Ii. Johnson which contains the following historical sketch of he Borough of Bristol it is sometimes interesting to consult an old Gavotte or und Ponder Over t to changes and improvements that have no Rod their Progress of places within a period of to years. Take Iho town and Borough of Bristol As a specimen. At the time when Gordon s Gapelu or of in in Sylvania was being published the Delaware division of the Pennsylvania canal was just completed and the commencement of the great thoroughfare Railroad to new York was in near anticipation. No such impulse and then been Given to tiros As the town 1ms cd Jav Rien ced by the Enterprise of the Peirce Bros. Within a few years. But notwithstanding the comparative Low advancement in the scale of improvement 40 years since the historical associations conc Cuhl with the place redeem the sketch from Tho nature of caricature and Ren Der it worthy of transcription tills town is bountifully a Enrri Oil Billyk no tote Delaware and 1ms a line1 View of Hiu River above Anil a club it. Sllitti Tilou ii it a Liutti a a Timu Luid lick to i ult Here in which there was then a a linux i h Sci to Lii ii Tho n court. Ii Ouck mid a Luis ii ii iut it then Bei ii for it to lieu Tho county town. It wus . Keith on thu of november i Rimol i Iii been u favorite Mcnort. Of Tho citizens of i or Len Lul Liln Ami its of Lato yearn not very console Ruble has been Chic Fly owing to lie in Pulso Given Bucl Taxons who rang lit a country Resi Dence Bere. Imie of tie town previous tie charter Ofak that of with Given to it to that instrument most probably on account of the Mineral a Lilli it there Are. Two of these Prinus Over one of Tatiom that Haik Lions was reeled Many years since. Tills Idt Kant 1 com the principal of the Tow n about half it in Lis in a direction in a Low i Lee of ground or Meadow Anil within a few in Nekof the head of h Pond. It Lins received to Numnum until. The Rii Rostee. Of tie Anler is covered with n dark Yel Low or ochre coloured usually indicative of it him been pronounced by Dos medical men to to Sci Vale Calico in some complaints und Call Mill Ace it at c. C1. Mill kt., Hepworth Collins pm jul Juh steam and Gas fitters at foot of Market pa., Kalihi of Ilins Fias fixtures lamps Lead was basins Bath tubs pumps Hydraulic bams wind Mills a George Wallen s livery mini g1 Opo c Pitit Laflas Toh l i tit for Purl iof Ami Annc Riffa it or Lee. Wood kl., Mill a Market no iiitlfcttti., Peirce Brothers Nike it Diun Toi. Dealers in goal Wood Lime band Brick curb building Stone to Lara. A Toleu Vari Btu Lidin q lots i Oit Sale on Dorrance it ii i soil Avenue Pontil streets 49 at no 61 Mill St., Bristol t Kus oks in want of tinware of he Host que null and manufacture will and it at c. C. Stove tinware store. Koo Ting terms. Ibe Charles contractor builder newspaper fit., bet. A. Houses Curt to by Cost Bact and All of Carpenter work promptly guaranteed. In Paperi

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